Flourtown Fire Company was dispatched on September, 1 2014 as the Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) for an apartment fire in Cheltenham Township.
Flourtown Fire Company responded as a Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) for an attic fire in Whitemarsh Township’s Spring Mill Fire Company’s local area at 2 River Road. The team also assisted with overhaul after the fire was placed under control. All Photos by Bob Wilmot, Jr.
On Sunday afternoon, 4/7/13, Squad 6 and Engine 6 were both a part of the response to a large wind-whipped fire in Horsham as 298 Blair Mill Road burned from a fire which allegedly began as a brush fire quickly burned in the neighboring professional business center.
A crew with Engine 6 stood by at Station 88A (Fort Washington) to cover Upper Dublin Township after crews from that station responded directly to the fire.
Squad 6 Crew (pictured below in a photo from Bob Wilmot, Jr.) served as a Rapid Intervention Team (firefighter and safety crew) at the scene. That crew included: (r – l) FF Tyler Buckley, FF Matt Caro, Asst. Chief Chris Buckley, FF Ross Pike, FF Andrew Johnson, Captain Chris Manning, and FF Sal Santangelo.
Some members of Flourtown Fire Company and Wyndmoor Hose Company took part in Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) training hosted by Safety and Survival Training LLC.
Firefighters learned self rescue techniques, SCBA rescue skills, grab and go techniques and other skills needed to actually make a rescue of fellow firefighters when needed on the fire grounds. All Photos by Bob Wilmot, Jr.
Squad 6 and its Rapid Intervention Team (R.I.T.) responded to a confirmed dryer fire at the Ambler Fabric Care Center Coin Laundry. The fire was rapidly knocked down by crews from Wissahickon Fire Company (Station 7), Fort Washington Fire Company (Station 88), and Centre Square Fire Company (Station 33), and traffic and crowd control was handled by fire police from Station 7 and Station 33. (Photos by Bob Wilmot, Jr.)